Lawson’s Finest 9th Anniversary Celebration will take place at the Valley Players Theater, Waitsfield, VT on April 8th, 2017. Click here for a Google map of Valley Players Theater. We are thrilled to celebrate nine years of brewing with tasty beer, Lawson’s merchandise, food and a great time as we raise funds for several worthy causes: Lily Stilwell (to help retrofit her home for accessibility) and the Mad River Path Association.
Advanced tickets are required for entry to the Beer Lover’s Market from 2-5pm (2 sessions). Separate tickets are required for the Beer Lover’s Ball from 7-11pm.
Buy your tickets on Eventbrite here beginning March 9th at 12 noon EST!
Beer Lover’s Market – 2 Sessions (2-3:30pm; 3:30-5pm) – $20/ticket plus Eventbrite fees. LIMIT 2 TICKETS AND 1 MARKET SESSION PER PERSON. Each ticket includes entry to one session of the bottle & can sale plus one draft pour in a Lawson’s Finest tulip glass to keep. You may only attend one market session and will have the opportunity to purchase up to the limits of all bottles/cans listed below. At the end of each session all attendees must depart the venue. The Beer Lovers Market will feature Lawson’s Finest merchandise, draft beer, bottled/canned beer, and local goods for purchase including a selection of prepared foods from Cornerstone Pub & Kitchen. NOTE: Tickets for the Beer Lover’s Market do not include admission to the evening Ball. Tickets require ID at the door that matches the name on the ticket. All attendees must be 21 years or older. Cash sales only!
Beer Lovers Ball – Separate tickets required – 7-11pm – $50/ticket plus Eventbrite fees. LIMIT 2 TICKETS PER PERSON. Admission includes live music from members of Soule Monde & Grippo Funk Band, BBQ dinner buffet provided by Cornerstone Pub & Kitchen, raffle prizes, one draft pour in a Lawson’s Finest tulip glass to keep, and a cash bar (draft list below) with a wide variety of Lawson’s Finest on tap. There will be no bottle/can sales or merchandise sales. NOTE: Tickets for the Beer Lover’s Ball do not include admission to the daytime Market. Tickets require ID at the door that matches the name on the ticket. All attendees must be 21 years or older. Cash sales only!
PLEASE NOTE: ONLY CASH ACCEPTED AT BOTH THE DAYTIME MARKET AND EVENING BALL! (No credit or debit cards or out of state checks will be accepted!)
Parking – Limited on-street parking is available on Route 100 near the Valley Players Theater. Additional parking is available behind the Village Grocery, the Bridge Street Marketplace, and at the Waitsfield Elementary School. Look for the parking signs with the Lawson’s logo.
Lodging – With a special thanks to our friends, you can get a $35/night rate at Hostel Tevere and 10% off at Mad River Barn – make sure to mention at either location that you are booking for the Lawson’s Finest Anniversary party to get this reduced rate!
Alpine Limousine is offering a special shuttle for folks staying at Hostel Tevere or Mad River Barn – check out shuttle tickets here.
9th Anniversary Bottle/Can List
Apple Brandy Barrel-aged Fayston Maple Imperial Stout (11%) – $15/375ml – LIMIT 2
Triple Sunshine IPA (10.5%) – $12/22oz – LIMIT 2
Idaho 7 IPA (6.9%) – $9/22oz – LIMIT 2
The Space in Between (5%) – $8/22oz – LIMIT 2
Sip of Sunshine IPA (8.0%) – $12/4pk/16oz cans – LIMIT one case
Super Session #2 Ale (4.8%) – $10/6pk/12oz cans – LIMIT one case
9th Anniversary Draft List – all beers listed above
Q: I got a ticket for the Beer Lover’s Market or Beer Lover’s Ball but I can’t attend. Can I give my ticket to someone else?
A: Advanced tickets are non-transferrable. Ticket holders must match the name on our registration list and provide ID (21+). If circumstances prevent you from attending, please contact us via the Eventbrite ticket site.
Q: I got a Beer Lover’s Market ticket for Group 2 at 3:30pm. Can I just show up earlier to visit the cash bar or merchandise sales?
A: Sorry, but due to limited venue capacity we will only admit ticket holders with positive ID that matches their registration during the time slot that they have registered.
Q: I got a ticket to purchase Lawson’s Finest bottles and cans. What does that mean?
A: All ticket holders will have the opportunity to purchase all the bottles and cans at the limits listed. You must visit the venue during your allotted time slot, and will need to leave the venue at the end of the session allotted for your ticket type. (E.g., Group 1 is 2:00pm to 3:30pm, exit by 3:30pm).
Q: I did not get a ticket for the Beer Lover’s Market sale. Am I out of luck?
A: Sorry, but our venue has a limited capacity.